It has been a beautiful journey.
The office always has had an ambition to span scales and try typologies of various design projects. The trajectory has been swift and spirited with its share of reality checks.
Archohm happened to me in my CEPT, Ahmedabad days while writing the research thesis on my hometown, Meerut, titled ‘ The behaviour of streets’. I won some small competitions – commissions of Japanese projects in Delhi.
The office started and struggled as a start- up and then we won the ‘ Dilli Haat’ project. To me, this was a turning point in Archohm’s journey as an architecture practice.
Following this, large scale developments in Libya, Africa and getting other infrastructure and institutional projects back home, brought in a certain scale to the practice. This enabled us to build our own design studio at Noida. The practice evolved in its personality and perception since then. Our studio became our visiting card and a filter for people we work with and the ones we work for.
The architecture of our studio defined our attitude in architecture.
Contemporary Indian architecture and design, demands an approach that can understand and address all scales and types of projects with a deeper dialogue with the community or a client. The level of exposure of stakeholders